SLU looks to sweep Texas A&M-CC

SLU looks to sweep Texas A&M-CC
4 years 5 months 6 days ago Tuesday, January 14 2020 Jan 14, 2020 January 14, 2020 5:33 AM January 14, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (6-11, 2-4) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (4-12, 1-4)

University Center, Hammond, Louisiana; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Southeastern Louisiana goes for the season sweep over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi after winning the previous matchup in Corpus Christi. The teams last went at it on Jan. 4, when the Lions created 22 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi turnovers and turned the ball over just nine times en route to a four-point victory.

FAB FRESHMEN: Southeastern Louisiana's Ty Brewer, Byron Smith and Nick Caldwell have combined to account for 43 percent of the team's scoring this season, including 38 percent of all Lions points over the last five games.

RAMPING IT UP: The Lions have scored 69.6 points per game and allowed 75.4 points per game across five conference games. Those are both noticeable improvements over the 57.8 points scored and 81.5 points allowed per game to non-conference opponents.

OFFENSIVE THREAT: Von Julien has either made or assisted on 40 percent of all Southeastern Louisiana field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has accounted for 12 field goals and 14 assists in those games.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Islanders have recently converted buckets via assists more often than the Lions. Southeastern Louisiana has an assist on 36 of 65 field goals (55.4 percent) across its past three matchups while Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has assists on 40 of 67 field goals (59.7 percent) during its past three games.

TO ERR IS HUMAN: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's offense has turned the ball over 17.1 times per game this year, but is averaging 22.7 turnovers over its last three games.

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